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Shakespeare

Author: Michael Wood
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A profile of Shakespeare and the political, intellectual, and religious world in which he lived draws on recently discovered sources including police torture records to show how the violence and plots of the era inform his work.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, Michael, 1948-
Shakespeare.
New York : Basic Books, 2003
(DLC) 2004298994
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Wood
OCLC Number: 1036848804
Notes: "Published to accompany the television series, In search of Shakespeare, produced by Maya Vision and first broadcast on BBC2 in 2003"--Title page verso.
Originally published in Britain by BBC Worldwide Ltd. 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages : illustrations (some color), maps)
Contents: Roots --
A child of state --
Education : school and beyond --
John Shakespeare's secret --
Marriage and children --
The lost years --
London : fame --
The duty of poets --
A hell of time --
Shakespeare in love? --
Shakespeare's dream of England --
Ambition : the Globe --
The theatre of the world --
Gunpowder, treason, and plot --
Lost worlds, new worlds --
Tempests are kind.
Other Titles: In search of Shakespeare (Television program)
Responsibility: Michael Wood.
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A profile of Shakespeare and the political, intellectual, and religious world in which he lived draws on recently discovered sources including police torture records to show how the violence and plots of the era inform his work.

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